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Children playing on mangrove stump in Tibar Bay, Timor Leste. Photo by USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific

USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific

The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific program shared information and best practices about climate fund requirements and helped governments build capacity to access climate change adaptation finance.

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LAO PDR: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR)

This analysis, published jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and WFP, examines the impact of climate risks on food security and livelihoods in Laos. 

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Knowledge transfer for more resilient maize farming in Lao PDR

This article details a visit from the Thailand Department of Agriculture (DOA) to Laos in May 2016 to advise maize farmers and local experts on improved and more climate resilient farming practices.

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Climate change adaptation readiness in the ASEAN countries

This review looks at the steps taken so far to reduce rural populations’ vulnerability in ASEAN countries, and identifies gaps and key concerns for furture research, action and policy development

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VAR Report

This VAR Report assesses the current-day values of key assets at risk to climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin countries. 

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Key Final Results

Report on Key Final Results

Overall Project Description

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development...

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Integrating Community-based Carbon Management and Monitoring with Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS for REDD+

A summary of the Sumernet study on implementing an integrated community-based participatory and remote sensing measurement and monitoring system for REDD+ in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge Rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban infrastructure in the Mekong Region’s towns and cities is leading to health, cultural and environmental impacts. The growth of...
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Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge The most favourable impact of urban expansion was on education opportunities for the hinterlands and people’s participation in local administration, specifically the...
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Evaluation of Pilot Program on Payment for Forest Environmental Services in Cambodia

Adaptation challenge The case study in Chambok Commune in Cambodia exemplified a community-based management suitable for PFES implementation. The factors contributing to successes include...
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Scoping Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Priorities in the Lao PDR

This study evaluates the knowledge of climate change impacts and adaptation needs in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and recommends measures to improve local knowledge, capacity and resilience.

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Mekong River Commission

The MRC is an international, country-driven river basin organisation that provides the institutional framework to promote regional cooperation in order to implement the 1995 Agreement between

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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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FORCC Honduras

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to...

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FORCC Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change,...

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FORCC Laos PDR

Village scene. Photo by Edson Walker

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change, and...

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NCAP Vietnam Study Sites

Thua Thien Hue Province, Huong River Basin and Phu Vang districts

Figure 1: Location of Thua Thien Hue province in Vietnam and the surrounding regions(Source: Phong Tran et al. 2007)

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